Join us online for Master Classes; and workshops on craft and technique. Past seasons have featured Colm Tóibín, Robert Sullivan, Michael Silverblatt, Parul Sehgal, Camille Rankine, Francine Prose, Claire Messud, Ayana Mathis, Yiyun Li, Leslie Jamison, Mary-Beth Hughes, Amy Hempel, John Haskell, Daniel Handler, Elizabeth Gaffney, Benjamin Dreyer, Jennifer Croft, and Alexander Chee, among others. Scholarships are offered for many classes; details can be found in the course listings below.
Online, Zoom • Wednesdays, January 27–May 5, 2021***This class has sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org***
Online, Zoom • Sundays, February 7–28, 2021***This class has sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email email@example.com***
Online, Zoom • Tuesdays, February 16–March 23, 2021***This class has sold out. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org***
Online, Zoom • Saturday, March 6, 2021A Master Class on literary companions and why they're necessary—and what they offer—for the writer.
Online, Zoom • Thursday, March 25, 2021In this class, we will contemplate, deconstruct, and interrogate six poems by three African American women poets: Jayne Cortez, Wanda Coleman, and Carolyn Rodgers. Then we will through a series of writing exercises “write them” more deeply into our consciousness.
Online, Zoom • Thursday, April 29, 2021This is a generative poetry workshop based on using one’s own emotional resources and materials to draft poems by following the movement of another poet’s poem.
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